Category Archives: Faith


Easter 2019

In many ways I feel like I missed the Easter season this year, because I missed the observance of the Paschal Triduum: Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. Paul was able to take most […]

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Thank you, Lord, for hard days.

Every night (with rare exception) since before we were married, my husband and I have prayed together. It’s a commitment we made early on when we were dating that I believe has contributed profoundly to […]

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Signed and Sealed

August brought the most eagerly awaited event of the past 3 years. On the 18th of the month, the Church welcomed Natalie Gianna Cecilia, Xavier Ninian Gregory, and Jordan Benedict William as children of God […]

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Blessed be the Name of the Lord

It’s a mom thing that we do, we mom-bloggers – we like to brag on our kids. When they get a great new job, or score well on an exam, get their dream part in […]

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Twice Adopted

In what was for me, the culmination of four years of waiting on the Lord, on Saturday, November 14, 2015, Efrain Rafael Athanasius Heidmann was finally baptized and became a member of the Body of […]

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St. Joseph the Worker

From the   The feast of St. Joseph the Worker was established by Pope Pius XII in 1955 in order to Christianize the concept of labor and give to all workmen a model and […]

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Feast of St. Mark the Evangelist

Today’s passage is taken from the Lectionary reading for April 25, on the Feast of St. Mark the Evangelist. 1 Peter 5:8-10 The New American Bible, Revised Edition (NABRE) 8 Be sober and vigilant. Your […]

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So this happened…

We’ve taken the plunge. Paul and I have applied to begin studies at the Kino Catechetical Institute this fall. Assuming we’re accepted (and who knows, that might be a long shot!), I will enter the […]

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